Chobar School is a thriving centre of education for Helpless Children in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley and occupies a quiet hillside location overlooking the city. The education for the pupils is free and the pupils are hand picked, many being orphans or from very deprived backgrounds. The school is situated The School has a total of 3 teaching staff, 1 matron and a guard who is employed by the Juniper Trust.
Juniper Trust has been involved with the School since 2001 when it was originally located in a rented room in the basement of a small house. A new school was built in 2002 and in 2006, the Juniper Trust raised a further £5000 to complete building of additional space to cater for the demand from local pupils wishing to attend. In 2009, with the help of Jersey College, £3000 was raised for a new water tank. Eight years on from the initial building project Chobar School is a thriving centre of education for Helpless Children in the district.